7%. Female founders receive less than 7% of all VC funding. Pipeline Angels is an organization committed to changing the face of angel investing by training more women on how to become seed investors. Pipeline Angels focuses on leveraging all types of diversity in funding, including communities leveraging social entrepreneurship ventures to further strengthen local economies . I was honored to talk with Pipeline Angels Founder National Oberti Norguera. We discuss funding, the journey of creating Pipeline Angels and their plans for continued growth including launching in my own hometown of Phoenix, AZ in the fall.
Pipeline Angels has been all over the media! Take a listen and make sure to check out their multiple media stories.
EXCLUSIVE: Pipeline Angels to double its reach this fall http://www.bizjournals.co
NATALIA OBERTI NOGUERA
FOUNDER & CEO
Dubbed “The Coach” by Marie Claire, Natalia (aka Ms. Oberti Noguera) is Founder and CEO of Pipeline Angels, a network of women investors that’s changing the face of angel investing and creating capital for women social entrepreneurs. Natalia holds a BA in Comparative Literature & Economics from Yale. She has been featured in Bloomberg Businessweek, Mashable, Newsweek, Reuters Money, TechCrunch, The New York Times, and Fast Company’s Co.Exist Change Generation series. Natalia was named to the Forbes list “Top 20 Women for Entrepreneurs to Follow on Twitter,” as well as Latina.com’s “25 Latinas Who Shine in Tech.” Women’s eNews recognized her as one of 21 Leaders for the 21st Century for 2012 and Fortune highlighted her as one of the “55 most influential women on Twitter.” You can find Natalia on Twitter (@nakisnakis).